Facebook Unveils New Career-Development Portal

HRExecutive

Learn with Facebook is a career-development portal that offers introductory, free-of-charge courses in both hard and soft skills. Facebook is working with the Goodwill Community Foundation to develop course material and adapt it to the needs of local communities, says Saliu.

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

HR Morning

Prospective employees see career development as among the most important reasons to sign with —and stay with — with your organization. And, while you may think you are offering top-notch learning and development programs, they don’t think you are doing such a great job. Surveys show that workers and employers don’t agree on how well organizations are meeting employees’ development expectations. Employee development. Leadership development.

To drive engagement, focus on career development

Ceridian

Numerous studies have shown that companies with higher levels of engagement benefit from higher retention rates and productivity. Some of the top drivers of engagement include work-life balance, strong communication from management, performance feedback, and career development and training. In fact, a 2014 Towers Watson Global Workforce study found that the two biggest factors that influence engagement are base pay and career advancement.

Becoming a Manager: An Interview on Career Development with Erin Lynn

Everwise

Erin Lynn has worked in the regulatory compliance department of Allstate Dealer Services for most of her professional career. Never one to stop or pause her career development, Lynn is currently focused on further developing her skills in three key ways.

Onboarding: The Power of Career-Development Programs

BambooHR

This time around, let’s focus on how asking the right career-development questions during onboarding helps you better understand your new hires’ career growth aspirations so you can […]. The post Onboarding: The Power of Career-Development Programs appeared first on BambooHR Blog.

Managers Guide to Creating an Employee Career Development Plan – Tips

EmployeeConnect

Studies suggest that there are 18 elements that should be ideally present in the workplace for employees to be fully engaged and productive. When employees were asked to rate their level of satisfaction pertaining to these 18 factors in the workplace, the following factors emerged as the lowest rated – professional growth and development, training, and career development. Ensure that your manager does not own the career development plan for any of his employees.

Becoming a Manager: An Interview on Career Development with Erin Lynn

Everwise

Erin Lynn has worked in the regulatory compliance department of Allstate Dealer Services for most of her professional career. Never one to stop or pause her career development, Lynn is currently focused on further developing her skills in three key ways. First, she’s going through an MBA program at Florida State University in order to continue progressing her career at Allstate. How did you approach your career development there?

How Systematizing Career Development is Giving PSAV a Competitive Edge

SumTotal

PSAV is a two-billion-dollar events technology company with more than 10,000 employees dispersed over 1,500 global locations. Our employees value career development opportunities, but too often our informal, unstructured process meant a brief conversation during a performance review, or if there is an excellent manager, a team conversation about career paths. The solution enables our team members to plan and develop their skills for mastering their current role.

Corporate Culture: Your Company Is a Community

HR Bartender

There’s an emerging theme I’m hearing about comparing companies to communities. I heard it at the Great Place to Work conference and again at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo.

5 ways to take initiative in your career development

Limeade

Feel like you’re in a career rut? Instead of immediately looking on job sites or jumping ship, think about how you can grow your career internally. Here are five ways you can take initiative in your career development: 1. Develop your network.

Can You Believe It? A Shortcut that Can Kick-Start Career Development in Your Company

Compensation Cafe

Career development projects have a bad reputation. Career opportunities and professional growth are items that lead every survey ranking of what it takes to keep an employee at a company -- you know, instead of quitting. Traditional career development programs.

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

Ingham is still early in his career. developing social capital). Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 3. Likewise, formal career development programs were only used by a little more than one-fourth of respondents.

Tips to Make Your Career Development Plan Work

TheHRBlog

“Relax— It will all work out, my company loves me” simply isn’t true for a career. We have to make things work for ourselves, trying to adopt a positive outlook towards your career without any preparation can backfire. Career plans are created at the start of the year and then put on the back burner […].

LinkedIn Reactions Expand Professional Communication

HR Bartender

Because old habits can be hard to break, and I still find myself just “liking” things on LinkedIn, I spoke with Cissy Chen, product manager at LinkedIn , to learn more about Reactions and how to incorporate them in my interactions on the network.

The Key to Career Development and Employee Retention

RiseSmart

The Key to Career Development and Employee Retention The RiseSmart Team Thursday, October 9, 2014. The deliberately altered version goes like this: If a company has industry-leading career development opportunities and employees don’t know about them, does it matter?

Employee Engagement Is a Financial Strategy

HR Bartender

The rationale being that engaged employees are highly productive. And productivity fuels the business. It seems like their dissatisfaction with the company, their manager, their work, etc. Companies should invest in employee’s futures with training and development opportunities.

Marketing Your Tech Talent to Non-Tech Companies

GetFive

Technology is one of the hottest career segments today, and those with the education, drive, and skill are primed for a successful job hunt. What if you don’t live in a big city where tech companies are often headquartered?

5 Rules to Effectively Manage Your Email

HR Bartender

I also have a folder where I store receipts from online purchases in case I need to follow-up with a company. Develop rules. But at home, you could find using a different email client makes you more productive, which translates into less frustration and better email management. .

Job Seekers: 12 Things that Recruiters are Looking For Right Now

HR Bartender

So, here’s the list we developed. This is a list developed by full-time recruiters. If you’re starting your career, then chances are a one-page resume is fine. Research the company. At minimum, know what the company does.

Training Decisions Have Real Bottom-Line Growth [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

There’s a huge positive connection between learning, productivity, and profits. If companies can’t find the talent they’re looking for, they will have to start building learning programs that will develop those skills from within.

Training Should Include Employee Self Learning Strategies

HR Bartender

Training professionals have an opportunity to provide knowledge and facilitate skills development in this area. Training topics are relevant to the employee’s work and future career. Product). Company-driven training exists, and honestly I think there’s a place and a need for it.

How to Spend the Last Two Weeks of the Year

HR Bartender

Later in my career, I did it because I wanted to. But my guess is the company’s 1986 dress code policy that is still sitting on your computer could be deleted. Organizing your electronic files will make you more productive.

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Which Is Better: Employees Who Have Purpose or Are Engaged

HR Bartender

I would say employees with a sense of purpose are most productive. When it comes to what makes us our most productive, it seems to me that we need both passion and purpose. So in order to be productive, an employee needs passion and purpose.

Bookmark This! Resources on Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

HR Bartender

How to Create the Perfect Morning Routine – Whether it’s for productivity, wellness or other reasons, a good morning routine makes a difference. It can be developed at every company level. Career Development Well-Being and Wellness mindfulness well-being

6 Tips for Successfully Working at Home

HR Bartender

My home office is the nicest I’ve ever had in my career. Be honest with yourself about productivity. When are you most productive? When are you least productive? Speaking of productive, your home office should allow you to be productive.

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To Increase Innovation, Productivity and Retention, A Learning Culture is Key

Cornerstone On Demand

I've spent my career on learning: It's in my job title. Deloitte research suggests companies with strong learning cultures are 92 percent more likely to innovate, not to mention 52 percent more productive. And by implementing the following strategies, your company can too.

The Future of Worker Productivity

RecognizeThis!

Less pure output and more holistic wellbeing, productivity is driven by the employee experience and technologies that can give leaders greater insight. Last week, I wrote about worker productivity from the perspective of economists and the figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

5 Activities You Do Not Want to Miss At the HR Technology Conference – #HRTechConf

HR Bartender

HRTech attracts all the major players in human resources technology as well as emerging companies with very cutting-edge ideas. HRTech has created a nice expo schedule where exhibitors can do demos of their product in the right environment for everyone.

Employees Need to Learn Freelancing Skills

HR Bartender

The article talks about the growing number of companies that are using freelancers, contractors, etc. And probably one of the biggest things to know is that a growing number of individuals are choosing freelancing as a career (63 percent).

Healthy Employees = Healthy Business [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Companies do need to accomplish their goals and deliver results. They need to be accountable and productive. Creating a culture that values well-being makes sense for the company and its employees. Employees want to know their company supports it.

10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

HR Bartender

The conversations we had about company goals eventually became department goals. The size of the company doesn’t matter. Ask yourself, “How does this goal help the company accomplish its strategy or mission?”

Your Goal As a Manager: Find Your Replacement

HR Bartender

And they are supporting employee growth and development. In fact, managers who develop their teams to the point where they are able to delegate are in a position to showcase their talents to the rest of the organization.

Do Your Employees Know Your Company Goals and Values? It’s More Important Than You Think

Ceridian

If a company’s big visions are undefined or aren’t easily translated into strategic actions, and if employees are not clear on what they’re working towards, this can become part of a bigger communication issue within the company, and employees can become disengaged.

Your Office Space Should Be Determined by Your Work (Not Your Pay Status)

HR Bartender

So having an office with a door might be a premium and the company cannot give everyone an office. I believe that this aligns with the growing conversation about open office spaces and productivity. Work spaces are supposed to increase productivity.

Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

HR Bartender

Career fitness defined. Well-being has several components: physical, relationships, financial, community, and career. The other parts of well-being include financial, relationships, community and career. Now let’s talk about the last component: career.